October 20th, 2016
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
What happens when we flush the toilet is not normally high on the list of dinner table topics, but a few forward thinking individuals are taking the subject seriously. Since water security, ecology and health are all top concerns facing us today, technology that addresses our wasteful bathroom and household practices is nothing to be scorned. In fact, our poo and pee can be environmental champions, if given half a chance.
A New Take on Sewage
“Think of your poo and pee as a health smoothie for a tree.” ~ Molly Winter in “The Taboo Secret to Better Health”
When indoor plumping was invented, it was viewed as a hallmark of advanced civilization. But there’s a dark side to modern plumbing that we rarely consider. Beyond the sheer volume of water used to flush a toilet, take a shower or run a load of laundry, we also significantly pollute our natural waterways.